New York City - John M. Swirsding, CPA, has joined Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, as an Assurance Services Partner in the Firm's Philadelphia office.  

Mr. Swirsding has 20 years of experience serving public and private companies ranging from small, closely held entities to large multinational SEC Registrants.  He specializes in assurance services, with a focus on SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Mr. Swirsding works with SEC Registrants to coordinate, plan, administer and perform PCAOB-compliant financial statement audits. He has also worked with numerous clients on initial public offerings, secondary offerings and Section 144A debt offerings to ensure compliance with accounting and reporting requirements, including complex US GAAP and FASB standards.  He also has experience coordinating global multi-location engagements.

Prior to joining Marcum, Mr. Swirsding spent approximately 14 years in the audit practice of a Big 4 firm, and four years at a leading regional CPA firm. At this firm, John spearheaded the launch of a firm-wide national XBRL practice line, for which he served as Partner and Practice Leader.

"John Swirsding's extensive experience brings additional depth to our Philadelphia Assurance Services practice," said Jeffrey Zudeck, Philadelphia Partner-in-Charge. "He will be a valuable new asset both for our clients and our Philadelphia team."

Mr. Swirsding is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

A resident of Ardmore, Pennsylvania, Mr. Swirsding received the 40 Under 40 Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Temple University.

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